The Stage

The Stage is a 378-seat auditorium featuring a 60-foot-wide stage with a rear, 30' high, glass curtain wall looking into The Times Building’s atrium. This state-of-the-art, intimate and unforgettable venue is perfect for a wide variety of events, including conferences, galas, meetings and performances.

Events that suit The Stage

Investor meetings
Upfront presentations
Press conferences and product launches
Awards ceremonies
Performances and concerts
Film screenings
Educational programs
Multimedia presentations
Bar and bat mitzvahs
Television and radio broadcasts

To create the perfect backdrop to The Stage, event organizers can choose from three different settings — an open view of the atrium, a translucent shade for spectacular lighting effects, or a blackout shade for complete privacy.

Wired for live television, radio and internet broadcasts and equipped with the latest digital projection, lighting and audio systems, The Stage offers state-of-the-art technology to ensure your event remains fully connected. The Stage comes complete with an expansive production booth, a flexible greenroom/production office/dressing room suite, and an expansive lobby for registration and receptions.

The Times Center’s highly regarded, full-service event production team will work with you to ensure your event goes off without a hitch.

The rear wall of The Stage has three views: glass, revealing the building’s interior garden, a blackout shade and a translucent shade for a transparent lighting effect.

The Stage features state-of-the-art audio, video and theatrical lighting systems to meet the needs of almost every event, including:

  • A wireless sound package designed to handle both large and small meetings and performances.
  • A video system featuring dual projection, a drop-down 12'x24' projection screen and HD switching for multisource presentations and video playback.
  • Street-to-stage fiber and coax wire feeds for television and radio satellite production.
  • High-speed wired and wireless internet capabilities for webcasting and distance-learning events.

Rental of The Stage includes access to our full-service greenroom suite comprised of an 8'x10' dressing room, one 8'x10' work room, private restroom and an 11'9" x 18'4" lounge located adjacent to stage left. The space is A.D.A. compliant and amenities include lounge seating for 12, wet bar kitchenette, magnetic/dry-erase surface walls, two video monitors with audio and video playback from the stage, program countdown clock, charging ports and phone lines.

To inquire about date availability and to receive a proposal for an event, contact The Times Center’s booking office directly at 212 556-4288 or via email at